Rent at the Fisher Theater, Detroit Fall Beer Festival, and more


Catch Rent at the Fisher Theater until October 24. // Photograph courtesy of Carol Rosegg

To rent

Located in the 1980s at the height of the AIDS pandemic, To rent follows a group of young artists struggling to live in Manhattan’s bohemian Alphabet City. Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical features one of the longest Broadway tours in history and is widely regarded as a timeless classic. $ 39 and more. Until October 24. Sinner Theater, 3011 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit;

Halloween in Greenfield Village

Each October, Greenfield Village transforms into a spellbinding Halloween wonderland. Guests are invited to stroll the historic streets after hours, enjoying both festive and spooky programming, from ghostly performances to harvest markets and costumed character appearances. Additionally, due to popular demand, the Hallowe’en Express will be back for a second year, continuing its spooky and surprising journey through the village. $ 19. Until October 24. The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn;

Shawn mendes

Since its debut in 2020, Shawn Mendes’ most recent album, Wonder, became the multi-platinum singer-songwriter’s fourth consecutive No.1 release. His catchy pop anthems with folk and reggae influences have also earned him several Grammy nominations. This Friday, watch Mendes live at Little Caesar’s Arena, where he will perform some of his biggest hits, such as “Stitches” and “Life of the Party”, as well as new tracks, like the single “Summer of Love” . $ 44.50 +. October 22. Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit;

Bloomfield Charity Antiques & Collectibles Fair

To date, the Bloomfield Charity Antiques and Collectibles Show has raised over $ 655,000 for Detroit Metro nonprofits. The 57th annual event takes place its weekend, benefiting Elli’s House, which supports survivors of human trafficking. Over 30 respected dealers will be in attendance. $ 12. October 22 and 23. Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 1100 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills;

Detroit Fall Beer Fest 2019 @ Eastern Market - Life in Michigan
The Detroit Fall Beer Fest returns to the Eastern Market this Saturday. // Photograph courtesy of Life in Michigan

On Broadway

The Detroit Institute of Arts welcomes audiences to its Detroit Film Theater for the first time in 18 months for a colorful and vibrant history of Broadway theatrical lore. On Broadway tells the inner story of innovative works, emphasizing inclusion and the struggle between art and commerce. In addition to a star cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Helen Mirren and Christine Baranski, the film features archive clips of performances by theater legends such as Lin Manuel Miranda, Patti Lupone, Bernadette Peters and James Earl Jones. $ 9.50. October 22-24. Detroit Institute of the Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit;

Detroit Fall Beer Festival

Breweries from across the state will gather at Eastern Market for the Michigan Brewers Guild’s Detroit Fall Beer Festival, one of the largest beer events in the region. In addition to the wide array of craft beers, attendees can enjoy food from Detroit’s subway restaurants and live music from local artists. $ 50 and more. October 23. Eastern Market, 2934 Russel St., Detroit;

Downtown Detroit Art and Architecture Walking Tour

This two-hour guided tour will explore the architecture of Detroit, noting both the enduring edifices of prolific architects and the modern contributions of emerging artists. Stops will include The Belt, Spirit of Detroit, and the majestic Guardian Building. $ 20. October 24. First National Building, 660 Woodward Ave., Detroit;

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